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  1. Identifying bone marrow failure in children

    ... disorders typically have some features in common: low blood counts due to poor blood cell production; congenital anomalies; and ... leukopenia, the child should be monitored to make sure the white count returns to normal within a few weeks after recovery. ...

    Article last updated 03/15/2017 - 10:08am.

  2. Strong results for SAA patients at Johns Hopkins

    ... regimen, published online Dec. 22, 2016, in Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation, the Johns Hopkins team says that more than a ... bone marrow cells, which gradually stop producing red and white blood cells and platelets. Patients must receive frequent blood ...

    Article last updated 02/07/2017 - 11:05am.

  3. Debby Cook, Feeling at home in the muddy water

    ... treatment, when I was no longer neutropenic (low number of white blood cells), we were out for lunch and I saw a sign for a yoga studio.  I ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 09/11/2017 - 8:30am.

  4. Advances in antiviral drug cuts infection post SCT

    ... Transplant Tandem Meetings of the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) and the Center for International Blood ... – which give rise to all types of blood cells, including white blood cells of the immune system – is used to treat blood-related ...

    Article last updated 02/23/2017 - 7:26am.

  5. Shares her 11-year-old daughter's story

    ... had reached age where this should happen. So the usual blood tests were run and through that the problem was discovered. The next day ... been transfusion-free for nearly a year. With lower white blood cell counts there are still challenges with potential ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 01/04/2017 - 11:09am.

  6. MDS expert finds promising antibody

    ... Researchers find new way to target blood stem cell cancers Article Source:  ... leukemic stem cells become incapable of maturing into red or white blood cells as intended. Most leukemias respond initially to standard ...

    Article last updated 01/26/2017 - 1:14pm.

  7. Shirley O’Brien’s Remarkable Response in a Clinical Trial

    ... about six months because of likely infection due to low white blood cell counts. My treatment at the beginning was decitabine ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 07/19/2017 - 8:12am.

  8. MDS Follows Two Misdiagnoses

    ... I would no longer have vision insurance. The eye doctor saw blood in my eyes and sent me for more tests and a complete blood count ... me how I was walking because my hemoglobin was 3.00 and my white cell count was 1.00. I spent a week in the hospital, got 7 units of ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 12/27/2016 - 7:23am.

  9. Distinct mutation profile and prognostic relevance in patients with hypoplastic myelodysplastic syndromes (h-MDS)

    ... criteria were recruited. h-MDS patients had lower PB white blood cell and blast counts, and lower BM blast percentages, than those ...

    Research Article last updated 09/19/2016 - 11:07am.

  10. AAMDSIF Liviya Anderson Research Fund

    ... age of six, Liviya was taken to the emergency room after her blood work came back from the pediatrician with dangerously low blood counts. ... getting the oxygen it needed – she was anemic. Her white blood cell count was so low she basically didn’t have an immune ...

    Research Fund last updated 06/08/2017 - 3:49pm.